A podcast that I follow, called The Light in Every Thing, recently devoted a few episodes to the emerging technology of Extended and/or Augmented Reality, which is like Virtual Reality on steroids. In the very near future it's going to be widely possible to "step into" the electronic world and experience it with all our … Continue reading Will Extended Reality replace reading?
Alternatives to Goodreads come up now and then, and I check them out because I'm not wild about the Amazon monopoly. I'm not sure how my using GR would profit Amazon since I almost never buy books from them, and my reviews don't attract lots of views and excitement. Still, I am always interested in … Continue reading Is there an alternative to Goodreads?
If you use WordPress, you know that a while ago they pushed upon us a new way of viewing and editing our posts, called the "Gutenberg Block Editor." I always resist changes in my computerized life, having usually just gotten used to the last innovation by the time the next one appears. So I stuck … Continue reading How are you doing with the block editor?
During this pandemic year, I've taken a lot of e-courses. They were already a part of my life, but during lockdown my usage expanded enormously! It was a way to keep learning and interacting with people in some way, even when in-person instruction was not possible. And as I'm sure you've all experienced yourself as … Continue reading Are e-courses better than books?
If you enjoy seeing plays in the theatre, it's likely that you can't see as many as you'd like -- especially at the moment, due to pandemic closures. An alternate way to experience a play script is to read it, trying to bring it to life in your mind. It's a different activity than reading … Continue reading Do you read plays?